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Description: Thatchers Cottage
Date Listed: 25 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 232563
OS Grid Reference: TL0572688279
OS Grid Coordinates: 505726, 288279
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4822, -0.4446
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ASHTON ASHTON GREEN
18/8 Vine Cottage and Thatchers
House, now 2 dwellings. Datestones 1659 and SG 1730 remodelled early C20 for
Charles Rothschild by W. Hackvale. Squared coursed limestone with thatch roof.
Originally 3-unit plan. Single storey with attic. 3 window range of early C20
three-light stone mullion windows, those to attic are under eyebrow dormers. C20
doors, to left and right of centre, are under artificial stone lintels. Ashlar
gable parapets and ashlar ridge and end stacks, with moulded cornices. Datestone
1730 above doorway to Vine Cottage has moulded cornice; datestone 1650 above
window to left. Fire insurance plaque to right of doorway. C19 wing to rear
remodelled early C20. Interiors not inspected, but Thatchers Cottage noted as
having an open fireplace with bressumer and stop-chamfered spine beams.
(RCHM: An Inventory of Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire: p18)
Listing NGR: TL0572688279
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Source: English Heritage
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